Kelly Todd Choreographer

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Artist Profile

Kelly Todd has been a proud resident artist at the Chance for 12 years. Her most recent work at the Chance was Fancy Nancy as director. She is the 2014 Ovation Award Winner for Best Choreography for her work on Lysistrata Jones at Chance Theater. Some of her favorite credits there have been West Side Story, for which she received the LA Drama Critic’s Circle 2012 Special Award for Fight Choreography, and Triassic Parq, in 2013 and Jerry Springer: The Opera, in 2011 which both won the Ovation Award for Best Musical in an Intimate Theater and garnered her Ovation Award Nominations for Best Choreography. She was named Southern California’s Choreographer of the Year in 2011 and 2012 by Stage Scene LA. Other credits include Light in the Piazza, Ivy and Bean, The Musical, Peter Pan and Seussical at South Coast Repertory, The Who’s Tommy at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and two world premieres, Keep Movin’ On, featuring the music of Sam Cooke, and What’s Going On, featuring the music of Marvin Gaye.

Productions at Chance Theater

Production Date Role
Big Fish June 2018 Choreographer
Fancy Nancy, The Musical (2016) May 2016 Director
Hairspray July 2015 Choreographer
Fancy Nancy, the musical (2015) May 2015 Director
Loch Ness, a new musical January 2015 Choreographer
In The Heights July 2014 Choreographer
Lysistrata Jones February 2014 Choreographer
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson July 2013 Choreographer
Triassic Parq: The Musical January 2013 Choreographer
West Side Story July 2012 Choreographer
Jerry Springer: The Opera July 2012 Choreographer
Anne of Green Gables (2011) November 2011 Choreographer
Nerve January 2011 Choreographer
Merrily We Roll Along February 2010 Choreographer
Hair
 The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical July 2009 Choreographer
The Girl, The Grouch, 
and The Goat April 2009 Choreographer
Evita August 2008 Choreographer
I Love You, You’re Perfect, 
Now Change January 2007 Director